Newsies The Musical Atlanta GA Tickets
Newsies the Musical is a portrayal of the historical events that occurred in New York City in the nineteenth century; The Newsboys Strike of 1899. The events of the strike were first depicted in the 1992 movie by the name of ‘Newsies’. The musical production is based on the same movie. Tony Award winner, Harvey Fierstein penned the book for the show. Alan Menken composed the music, while Jack Feldman came up with the lyrics for this musical. The musical has been staged at Broadway and London’s West End. Get Newsies the Musical Atlanta GA tickets and take a trip back in time to find out the events that transpired to lead to the Newsboys Strike in 1899.
This theatrical production by Disney covers the story of a charismatic boy, Jack Kelly, who dreams of a better life. Kelly, who sells newspapers himself, inspires the newsies from across the country to stand up for their rights. Find out the story behind this rousing tale with tickets to the musical.
Newsies the Musical was first staged at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2011. A year later, the success of the play led to its Broadway debut. It was scheduled to be staged for a limited number of days initially, but got extended after the first previews. Later Disney announced that the play was an open ended engagement. Costing approximately five million dollars to bring it on stage, Newsies recovered the cost in the first seven months, becoming the fasted Disney musical on Broadway to do so.
The Broadway production in 2012 reeled in many nominations, ranging from best actor to best musical. It even got a Grammy Award nomination for “Best Musical Theater Album.” Out of the many nominations Newsies got the Tony Award for “Best Choreography” and “Best Original Score,” in addition to the Drama Desk Award for “Outstanding Choreography” and “Outstanding Music.”Get Newsies the Musical Atlanta GA tickets and enjoy the chirpy scores from the movie, along with newer and peppier additions. Atlanta, the capital of Georgia, will host Newsies at the Fabulous Fox Theatre.